Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. Moore & Stearn

Common Names

Mamey colorado, Mamey sapote, Mammee, Marmalade fruit, Marmalade plum, Sapota, Sapote, Zapote

Description

Brown, orange-red pulp, ovoid, routh, 1-4 seeds, 4-8 inches long.

Origin

Central America, El Salvador, Guatamala, Mexico

Comments

Host for fruit flies (including Anastrepha spp., Bactrocera dorsalis, & Ceratitis capitata), moths (Gelechiidae, Pyralidae), and mealybugs.


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